Comcast Buys AI-Based Cyber Tech Developer BluVector

PHILADELPHIA, PA—Comcast has purchased Arlington, Va.-based cybersecurity firm BluVector for an undisclosed sum. BluVector develops and provides platforms based on artificial intelligence and machine learning designed to help government agencies and companies detect … Continue reading Comcast Buys AI-Based Cyber Tech Developer BluVector

03.01.19 — 03.31.19 | Women’s History Month

Where are they now — who remembers BDPA’s young coder and 2009 High School Coding Competition (HSCC) alumna from South Carolina who won a full Naval ROTC Scholarship to Duke … Continue reading 03.01.19 — 03.31.19 | Women’s History Month

Ai down on the farm at CES

LAS VEGAS, NV — This year’s CES was huge for John Deere. Located on the lower level of the Las Vegas Convention Center’s South Hall within the artificial intelligence (AI) … Continue reading Ai down on the farm at CES

Bowie State Cybersecurity Academy to Prepare Individuals for Tech Careers

New Academy to Train Highly Skilled Professionals to Fight Nation’s Cyber Threats BOWIE, MD – Individuals looking to prepare for a technology career focused on protecting the nation from cyber threats … Continue reading Bowie State Cybersecurity Academy to Prepare Individuals for Tech Careers

Byte Back wins $1 million from TD to expand operations in Baltimore

Toronto, ON and Washington, D.C. (BDPA-DC) – TD announced this week Byte Back is one of 10 recipients to receive their inaugural TD Ready Challenge grants. Each recipient organization will receive CDN … Continue reading Byte Back wins $1 million from TD to expand operations in Baltimore

ALC ‘18 Transportation Braintrust promotes a stronger tech and multimodal workforce for U.S.

WASHINGTON //BDPA-DC// — The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF) Annual Legislative Conference (ALC) of 2018 featured a very dynamic session on transportation with significant technical and critical infrastructure overtones. This … Continue reading ALC ‘18 Transportation Braintrust promotes a stronger tech and multimodal workforce for U.S.

Apple’s free Schoolwork app now available for teachers

New Apple App Makes It Easy to Create Assignments, View Student Progress and More CUPERTINO, CA — Apple’s Schoolwork App works alongside the Classroom app, which turns iPads — and now … Continue reading Apple’s free Schoolwork app now available for teachers

5th Annual SciFest Rocks D.C. and Tech!

WASHINGTON — The USA Science & Engineering Festival Expo, presented by Lockheed Martin, takes place this weekend April 7-8, 2018 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC. … Continue reading 5th Annual SciFest Rocks D.C. and Tech!

March: National Women’s History Month

SANTA ROSA, CA – Established in 1980, the National Women’s History Project (NWHP) is a registered IRS 501(c)(3) nonprofit educational corporation dedicated to the promotion and recognition of multicultural American women’s … Continue reading March: National Women’s History Month

D.C. approves preliminary permit for NYC-DC Hyperloop

WASHINGTON, D.C. —The Boring Company is working with an as-yet unnamed firm, possibly Hyperloop One, to build a line between New York City and Washington, D.C., with stops in Philadelphia and Baltimore.  … Continue reading D.C. approves preliminary permit for NYC-DC Hyperloop

‘Black Panther’ Opens Worldwide

Disney superhero sci-fi blockbuster reveals new technology we may soon see SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA – (L-R) Actor Michael B. Jordan, Chadwick Boseman, Lupita Nyong’o, and director Ryan Coogler hold placard (above) … Continue reading ‘Black Panther’ Opens Worldwide

General Dynamics to Acquire CSRA for $9.6 Billion

FALLS CHURCH, VA — General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) and CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) announced February 12, 2018 they have entered into a definitive agreement under which General Dynamics will acquire all … Continue reading General Dynamics to Acquire CSRA for $9.6 Billion